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Lewis County Historical Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Collections and Very Kid-Friendly!

We wandered in here and decided to stay because it was only $4 for seniors and it's in an old train... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Mary H
Issaquah, Washington
A fun family museum

My grandparents took my sister and me to The Lewis County Historical Museum in Chehalis, WA. It was... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Gabby G
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

We wandered in here and decided to stay because it was only $4 for seniors and it's in an old train depot, which we appreciate because we often travel by train. We spent probably an hour there carefully looking at everything. There is a lot...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Lewis county is full of history as is the Lewis County Historical Museum. Great seeing an old railroad station re-purposed.Had not been here for a number of years and it is still the same. They do need to find a way to rotate displays and...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

My grandparents took my sister and me to The Lewis County Historical Museum in Chehalis, WA. It was about an hour long exploration in the museum. It was very fun. There were little setups such as: how your kitchen might have looked. There were a...More

Thank Gabby G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent local Historical Museum located in a brick train station which was built in the early 20th century. Good gift shop with an excellent collection of appropriate books for sale,

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Stopped by the museum for about an hour while visiting the area. The museum is not too big, but there are some nice displays here. Many antiques, as well as some American Indian artifacts. There was also a section on Yard Birds, a locally owned...More

2  Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Your never sure what you will find when checking out a local museum, but we love history and enjoy finding out about the area we are visiting. This was a wonderful find, so many items on display in the showcases brought back great memories of...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This museum is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. It is situated in the historic railroad station building. You'll find a running model railroad showing such local features as swap bridge, and preserved interiors of local living rooms and barber's shop....More

Thank Vitaly K
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a wonderful visit here on a Wednesday morning. The museum is fairly small but interesting and cleverly organized. A fantastic model train set complete with scale size towns adds to the charm. The ladies there were most helpful in assisting visitors with genealogy...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Love the great old building and local history. Few items to look at outside also. We got to see an amtrak train go blasting by while there

Thank Helen223
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The kids liked the hands on play area and the trains. They had a huge train set with buttons to make the train go. The other room had interesting history, but not much fun for the kids so we didn't spend much time in there.

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